There Goes The Pope's Kippah

Yisrael Medad,

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Yisrael Medad
Yisrael Medad is a revenant resident of Shiloh, in the Hills of Efrayim north of Jerusalem. He arrived in Israel with his wife, Batya, in 1970 and lived in the renewing Jewish Quarter, eventually moving to Shiloh in 1981. Currently the Menachem Begin Center's Information Resource Director, he has previously been director of Israel's Media Watch, a Knesset aide to three Members of Knesset and a lecturer in Zionist History. He assists the Yesha Council in it's contacts with the Foreign Media in a volunteer capacity, is active on behalf of Jewish rights on the Temple Mount and is involved in various Jewish and Zionist activist causes. He contributes a Hebrew-language media column to Besheva and publishes op-eds in the Jerusalem Post and other periodicals. He also blogs at MyRightWord in English and, in Hebrew, at The Right Word....

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Report: Pope Won't Visit Israel Until Caption Removed

(IsraelNN.com) Italian media quoted a spokesperson for Pope Benedict XVI as saying that he would not visit Israel until a caption below a photo of Pope Pius XII, who reigned during the Holocaust era, was removed. The caption, attached to a photo of the pope hanging in Yad Vashem, states that Pius "abstained from signing the Allied declaration condemning the extermination of the Jews" and "maintained his neutral position throughout the war." According to the Church, Pius worked "secretly and silently" during World War Two to "avoid the worst and save the greatest number of Jews possible."

Well, it seems there's a very strong wind blowing about on this issue:

Don't fool around with God.